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HR2082 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2082 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2082 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2082:

HR2082 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2082

HR2082 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2082 are provided in the following table:

05h 54m 52s
-39° 57’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2082 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2082 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2082.

Visibility of HR2082 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2082 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2082

The image below is a photograph of HR2082 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2082 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2082 star
DSS2 image of HR2082. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2082 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2082 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2082 is distant 508.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 114 kilometers per second.

156.01 pc
508.58 ly
114 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2082

HR2082 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2082 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2082. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2082